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Metro Bus Strikes Man in Chinatown

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The windshield of a Metro bus was damaged when a man was struck while crossing the street. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

The windshield of a Metro bus was damaged when a man was struck while crossing the street. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — The eastbound lanes of H Street NW in Chinatown have reopened after a Metro bus struck a man as he was crossing the street Thursday morning.

Authorities say the man was not inside of a crosswalk when he was struck around 7:40 a.m. He was conscious and breathing while transported to the hospital, police say.

Early indications are the man was at fault.

Nine passengers on the bus were not hurt in the accident.

H Street between 6th Street and 7th Street was closed for a time while police investigated.

WNEW’s John Domen contributed to this report. Follow him and WNEW on Twitter.

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